Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Some Global exposure ahead for Liam McChesney's summer Basketball plans

Former Charles Hays Rainmaker Liam McChesney has a busy summer ahead of him, with the current member of the Illinois Redbirds set to split his time between his NCAA commitments and those of Basketball Canada.

Last week the young Prince Rupert sports star was added to the training camp invites for the upcoming GLOBLJam tournament, set to take place fro July 5-10 in Toronto.

McChesney is one of twenty two rising Canadian stars listed as part of the training camp roster.

The training camp gets underway this Friday and continues right up until the opening tip off for the tournament on July 5th.

When the tournament launches, Canada's first round games will see the Under 23's tater Brazil on July 5th, the USA on July 6th and Italy on July 7th.

The Semi-finals take place on July 9th, the Championship Final on the 10th.

All games will be broadcast by Sportsnet

In addition to the Under 23 mens,  the Under 23 women's team also is in competition at the same time.

More notes on the GLOBL tournament can be found here.

South of the border Mr. McChesney's NCAA squad continues on with a summer training regimen, wth their new coach Ryan Pedon putting in place his program at Illinois State.

You can follow along as the Redbirds make their preparations for a new NCAA season in the fall from the Illinois State Facebook page and website.

Some of our past notes on Liam McChesney's NCAA journey can be reviewed from our archive page

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